Essentials of Human Embryology
This embryology text is intended not only for medical students but for nurses and those in allied health areas who require an overview of the subject. All illustrations are in full colour throughout, and the book provides the ideal revision tool for anyone about to sit an embryology exam.
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abdominal abnormal aortic arch arch cartilage artery atrium birth bladder blastocyst bones brain branchial arches branchial groove called canal caudal chorionic sac chorionic villi chromosome cleft congenital malformations connective tissue cranial cytotrophoblast decidua defect derived diaphragm differentiate diverticulum dorsal Drawings illustrating duodenum ectoderm eighth week embryo embryonic disc endoderm epithelium esophagus fetal period fetus Figure foramen foregut formation fourth week genital give rise glands heart hindgut human intestines intraembryonic coelom kidneys known laryngotracheal lateral layer lens lungs maternal blood median mesenchymal cells mesentery mesoderm mesonephric duct metanephric midgut muscle nerve neural folds neural tube neuropore normal notochord optic cup ossification palate pharyngeal pouches placenta pleuroperitoneal membranes posterior primitive streak primordium region ridges rostral schematic sinus somites spina bifida spinal cord splanchnic surface ectoderm syncytiotrophoblast syndrome third week transverse section trisomy trophoblast tubules umbilical cord urethra urogenital usually uterus veins ventral vertebral week see Fig yolk sac